High Desert Lakes, May 12 report

HESPERIA LAKE: Catfish plant last Thursday and this Thursday. Catfish action has been fair to good. Top catfish reported include an 8-8 caught by Tony Chandler, Rialto, on nightcrawleres off the north shore, and an 8-5 cat by Jose Alonso, Hesperia, on the shrimp, meal worm, marshmallow combo. Information: 800-521-6332 or 760-244-5951.

JESS RANCH LAKES: Fair trout action with best action still before 10 a.m. Most of the rainbows at two pounds. Best bite has been on PowerBait (especially salmon peach, rainbow and spring green), jigs, lures  and nightcrawlers. The catfish bite has also been pretty good for the few anglers fishing nightcrawlers and shrimp. Bass have been good on Senkos and nightcrawlers. Catfish are also turning on with cats to 5 pounds showing in a fair bite on nightcrawlers and cut baits. For more information call (760)240-1107 or go to jessranchlakesnews.com

MOJAVE NARROWS: No report. For lake information: 760-245-2226.

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